David Quinn

Head Coach New York Rangers

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David Quinn is most recently the Head Coach of the New York Rangers. He previously served as the Assistant Coach for the U.S. Men’s National Team for the third time and sixth time overall with Team USA. Additionally, Quinn spent two seasons (2002-04) as head coach for USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program. In that time, Quinn guided the U.S. National Under-17 Team to a 35-26-8 regular-season record and a 16-7-1 mark in international play. 

Head coach for Boston University’s men’s ice hockey program since 2014-15, Quinn’s first season at the helm of his alma mater saw the Terriers claim the Hockey East regular-season and tournament titles, the program’s 30th Beanpot crown, and a place in the NCAA National Championship game.

Quinn returned to Boston University after professional coaching stints with the National Hockey League’s Colorado Avalanche (2012-13) and American Hockey League’s Lake Erie Monsters (2009-12). As a head coach in Lake Erie, Quinn guided the Monsters to their first-ever playoff berth in 2010-11.

In between the NTDP and Lake Erie, he spent five seasons (2004-09) as the associate head coach at Boston University, where he won an NCAA national title in 2009. Quinn’s other collegiate coaching positions have been at Northeastern (1995-96) and Nebraska-Omaha (1996-2002).

A native of Cranston, Rhode Island, Quinn earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Boston University in 1989

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